Policy revision date: September 20, 2023.


The Centraide website may use cookies or similar or equivalent technologies such as beacons or pixels to provide you with a richer browsing experience, improve its performance and generate audience statistics. The aim is to provide you with an optimized online experience.

For our part, we reserve the right to perform statistical analyses using data collected from our Site on an anonymous and aggregated basis in order to measure interest in our services. We may provide these anonymous and aggregated data analyses to a third party.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a file that is placed on your computer’s hard drive or browser when you visit a website. It enables us to collect information and preferences such as your preferred language, your visit history, the type and version of browser you use and your operating system, as well as the date and time of your use of our site. With this information, the website can recognize your device and remember your preferences the next time you log on. Cookies can also be used for web analysis.

Types of cookies

Necessary cookies

These files are crucial for the basic functions of the website and it will not work in its intended way without them. These cookies do not store any personally identifiable data.

Functional cookies

These are files that helps to perform certain functionalities like sharing the content of the website on social media platforms, collect feedbacks, and other third-party features.

Analytical cookies

These are files that are used to understand how visitors interact with the website. These cookies help provide information on metrics the number of visitors, bounce rate, traffic source, etc.

Performance cookies

Performance cookies are used to understand and analyze the key performance indexes of the website which helps in delivering a better experience for the visitors.

Advertising cookies

These files are used to deliver visitors with customized advertisements based on previously visited pages and to analyze the effectiveness of the ad campaign.

Other cookies

These are unclassified files that are being analyzed and have not yet been classified into a category as yet.

Third-party cookies

These are files installed by third-party sites, such as advertising networks or social media platforms. They are used to track browsing habits and deliver targeted advertising content.

The Centraide website uses analytics tools, including user experience, and other third-party technologies, such as Google Analytics, to automatically collect non-personal usage information.

We use Google Analytics to understand how users use our services. Google Analytics transmits to Google anonymous information generated by cookies about site usage. This information is then processed to compile statistical reports about activity on our Site only. These reports are used to analyze traffic, to establish its future direction, including any required upgrades.

You can deactivate the sending of your anonymous activity data to Google Analytics by installing the browser add-on provided for this purpose. Google Analytics may communicate anonymous data to Google services, which may use this data to contextualize and personalize ads from its own advertising network.

How to select cookies?

Details and information on cookies are available in our cookie management banner settings. This will appear on your first visit to our site and allows you to choose which cookies you wish to accept and disable other cookies, personalizing your experience. Necessary cookies are always enabled, however, as they enable the site to function properly. You can change your choices at any time by clicking on the “Manage cookies” link at the bottom of any page on our website.

You can also ask your browser to refuse all cookies or to warn you when a cookie is being sent. Each browser has instructions to this effect in its settings.

How to contact us about our cookie policy?

If you have any questions or suggestions about our cookie policy or Centraide of Greater Montreal’s use of cookies, please contact our team:

[email protected]

If you have any requests, questions, complaints or comments regarding your privacy, please contact us as follows.

[email protected]

If changes are made to this policy, they will be posted here, along with the date of the update.